‘Pride?’ What is ‘Pride?’

Is there anyway that saying ‘I’m proud of you’ isn’t even little bit selfish? If someone says ‘I’m proud of you’, what may be being expressed is that they are, even a tiny bit, responsible for your achievement or success. So it may, subconsciously, be not only making someone feel good that you …

Take the View from Above – You are never as meaningless or important, as smart or as dumb, as talked about or as ignored as you think you are

Anything that is favourable… anything that isn’t… anytime you think people are talking about you… and time you think people don’t give a shit about you… anytime you think you messed up… anytime you think you’ve done the greatest thing in the world… anytime you think you’re smarter than everyone …

Are you playing musical chairs?

(This analogy I think I got from The Secret Life of Us) Finding someone before your looks go, before a lot of people have already paired up, before you go bald, before it’s too late to have kids is like musical chairs (with often as disastrous results as the one …

The Philosophy of: Little Miss Sunshine (& Marcel Proust) – The meaning of life lies in the tough times, the trials and the suffering (& acting like a kid)

Though the fun times in life can be cruisy and comfortable, it’s the challenges that make you who you are. And they make you enjoy the good times (and be able to create joy in any situation) because you don’t need them, you don’t rely on them always being there, you …

‘If you put your trust out there… if you give people the benefit of the doubt, see their best intentions… people will rise to the occasion’ – The Philosophy of: Ned (from Our Idiot Brother)

What would happen if you just believed the best in everything and everyone? What would happen if you were completely honest with yourself and others at all times? Maybe that could be the ultimate way to live your life… (watch at 1:25…): The complete honesty with yourself seems to be …